A Patient Procedure is a CLINICAL INTERVENTION.
A Patient Procedure is a procedure performed on a PATIENT by a CARE PROFESSIONAL.
A Patient Procedure may be carried out:
- for the prevention, cure, relief or diagnosis of disease
- during pregnancy
- during childbirth.
A Patient Procedure may be carried out as part of a Clinical Investigation, where it is both diagnostic and therapeutic, for example, certain endoscopic procedures.
For further information on Patient Procedures, see the: SNOMED CT Fact Sheet.
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